Home Buying Tips for Empty Nesters

When my youngest child moved out, I was left living in a large home by myself. Weekend visits from the grandchildren only filled the space part of the time. The home became more of a burden as each day passed. It was not until I was working with my real estate agent to sell my home and find a smaller home did I realize that there were so many others in the same position. I created this blog to help other empty nesters explore their options for downsizing and to provide guidance on finding a new home that fits in more with their lifestyle.

Home Buying Tips for Empty Nesters


How To Rent An Affordable House In An Expensive Neighborhood

27 October 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Do you want to live in a desirable neighborhood but pay reasonable rent? Desirability and low prices don't always go together, but there are tips you can use to get an apartment at a good price; here are some of those tips: Offers from New Constructions You are more likely to snag an affordable rent from a new construction than from an existing apartment. Managers and owners of new constructions offer rental properties often offer discounts to attract tenants fast and fill their houses as soon as possible.
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The Big One: Are You Really Ready To Own A Home?

20 October 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Home ownership is still considered to be a major milestone by many people. Despite post-housing-bust the claims that it might not be for everyone, it is still a wise move for many people who reach that point where they want to have more independence. It is a big move, though, so you have to consider carefully whether you are really ready to take that step. Take a look at the following issues and see which ones apply to your situation.
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3 Benefits Of Buying A Home Versus Renting

16 October 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you're thinking about where to live and you're unsure if you should be a tenant or a homeowner there are certain things you should know. Of course, the amount of money you have for your living costs is the first item to consider. You will want to be certain to live within your means to avoid unwanted financial stress. However, being aware of owning a property versus renting one may be extremely helpful to you.
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Are You Being A Good Client For Your Realtor?

10 October 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

No matter how good your real estate agent is, if you are not doing the right things as a buyer, the house hunting process could stretch out to several weeks or months. Cooperating with your agent and being logical about your choices can shorten this process. To make sure you are being a good client, here are a few things you should avoid doing: Lowballing All Offers If every offer you submit is being rejected by sellers, the problem is likely not them, but you.
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Home Buying Tips for Empty Nesters

When my youngest child moved out, I was left living in a large home by myself. Weekend visits from the grandchildren only filled the space part of the time. The home became more of a burden as each day passed. It was not until I was working with my real estate agent to sell my home and find a smaller home did I realize that there were so many others in the same position. I created this blog to help other empty nesters explore their options for downsizing and to provide guidance on finding a new home that fits in more with their lifestyle.

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